Area Forecast Discussion
Issued by NWS Houston/Galveston, TX

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FXUS64 KHGX 020134

Area Forecast Discussion
National Weather Service Houston/Galveston TX
834 PM CDT FRI JUL 1 2016

Quick evening update to remove mention of isolated showers/storms
for the remainder of the evening as all activity has dissipated
with loss of heating. Dry conditions are expected across most of
the region tonight but coastal convergence may produce a few
showers over the waters and along the coast early Saturday
morning. Otherwise, overnight lows will only drop into the mid 70s
to low 80s under mostly clear to partly cloudy skies.




Generally VFR conds are expected for the next 24 hours. Could get
a few showers near the coast toward sunrise but moisture levels
look a little drier than today. Will maintain some light fog near
KCXO toward sunrise. Light SW-S winds in the morning will become
S in the aftn. 43


Precipitation along the seabreeze having a rough go of it as it
tries to move inland this afternoon. Subsidence from the building
upper ridge likely the main reason. Looking ahead...not too many
changes from what we have been seeing is expected thru the weekend
and into the start of next week. Broad upper level ridging across
much of the srn U.S. will be the main feature driving the wx
pattern these next several days...with the seabreeze as the focus
for any activity that could/does develop.

While some of the MOS guidance has been running a bit warm with
high temps this weekend, not really seeing a corresponding rise
in heights. Also of note could be the progs of the drier air
aloft mixing down during the afternoons (these next few days) to
offset the increased dewpoints. As such will keep with the idea of
holding off no heat advisory for now. 41

More prevalent onshore flow will resume overnight & Saturday.
Gradient tightens Sun/Mon...possibly to near caution criteria...and
seas will gradually increase into the holiday weekend. Though surf
conditions shouldn`t be abnormally high...need to mention increased
rip current threat along jetties/piers etc as there will be high
numbers of visitors to area beaches. Otherwise...fairly typical
summertime pattern will persist much of next week with moderate
onshore winds at night in the Gulf...lighter in the afternoons.  47


College Station (CLL)      77  95  77  96  78 /  20  10  10  10  10
Houston (IAH)              77  95  78  95  78 /  20  20  10  20  10
Galveston (GLS)            82  90  83  89  83 /  20  20  10  10  10




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